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Nonpathogens are generally susceptible to nonspecific (natural) resistance supplemented by specific immunity. They usually have no impact on the normal host, being capable of invading and causing disease only in individuals with impairment of either nonspecific or specific host defenses or both. Examples of this form of infection include Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and invasive aspergillosis. , disseminated zoster in the lymphoma patient, hepatosplenic candidiasis in the leukemic patient, and recurrent Salmonella bacteremia in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patient].

Moreover, pathogens from the outside world then may gain entrance and cause infection. At this point, it should be stressed that a number of microorganisms are capable of penetrating intact epithelia. If the microorganisms succeed in passing the first line of defense, then the second line of defense, consisting of hu- The humoral defense system consists of a number of nonspecific and specific factors that interact with microorganisms (Table 1). 1. 2), is an enzyme found in many body fluids. 33 By cleaving the linkage between N-acetyl-muramic acid, lysozyme interferes with cell wall synthesis, especially .

The volume should be regarded as serving three purposes: (1) a status report as to where we are in the understanding and management of an increasingly important group of patients, (2) a practical guide to the clinician for the everyday management of these patients, and (3) a charge to the future to investigators who constantly seek to improve what we can for a courageous and deserving group of human beings: the increasing population of individuals who are immunocompromised by disease and/or its therapy.

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